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From Thorsten Scherler <thorsten.scherler....@juntadeandalucia.es>
Subject Re: FOPNGSerializer and utf-8
Date Fri, 05 Sep 2008 06:32:40 GMT
On Fri, 2008-09-05 at 08:34 +0300, Sjur Moshagen wrote:
> Den 5. sep. 2008 kl. 00.53 skrev Thorsten Scherler:
> 
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I stumbled over an old problem on the solr mailing list:
> >
> > http://solr.markmail.org/search/?q=forrest#query:forrest+page:1
> > +mid:ufocogvqrvrrg75c+state:results
> >
> > To pin down the problem:
> > http://lucene.apache.org/solr/who.html shows Otis Gospodnetić
> > http://lucene.apache.org/solr/who.pdf shows Otis Gospodneti#
> >
> > Have a look at http://forrest.apache.org/who.pdf there you will find
> > "Brian M. Dubé" which is perfectly preserved.
> >
> > I guess it is because the different character set
> 
> It is rather because of the glyph repertoir in the font being used by  
> the FOPNGSerializer - if there is no glyph for the requested character  
> in the font, it will come out as #, a square, a question mark, or  
> nothing (# in the case above).

Makes sense.

> 
> > and the solution
> > probably is the work that Sjur is currently conducting.
> 
> Yes :)
> 

Nice. :)

> > BTW the thread
> > is pointing out FOR-132, are they related?
> 
> I didn't know about that bug, but yes, that is it. I'll comment on  
> that bug.
> 
> > Has somebody a tip how I can fix it?
> 
> Use the latest SVN version of Forrest, and use the pdf plugin coming  
> with the sources (not the one on the web). This will work for Skins- 
> based sites, and basic pages will now also work in dispatcher-based  
> sites (the dispatcher work isn't finished yet, but the seed-site front  
> page renders fine in pdf at least).

I will have a look on the weekend for the dipatcher support in detail. 

> 
> I have documented the new features in the pdf plugin documentation,  
> but last time I checked, it was not yet visible on the Forrest site.  

I will check it out and give you feedback.

> Perhaps we need to release a new version of the pdf plugin?

Not sure about that. I can remember that Ferdinand has ported the
earlier changes (fop update) to the 0.8 plugin maybe he can comment on
this.

Thanks for the feedback and your work.

salu2

> Best regards,
> Sjur
> 
-- 
Thorsten Scherler                                 thorsten.at.apache.org
Open Source Java                      consulting, training and solutions


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